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Illinois farmers give up on planting after floods, throw party instead

16 Jun 2019

DEER GROVE, Ill. The Happy Spot was a little depressed. | Video

LIVESTOCK-CME live cattle futures end lower, lean hogs mixed

14 Jun 2019

CHICAGO, June 13 Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures fell Thursday for a second straight session, pressured by technical selling and expectations of ample U.S. summertime supplies of cattle and beef, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-Cattle, hog futures sag under pressure from big supplies

13 Jun 2019

CHICAGO, June 12 U.S. livestock futures weakened on Wednesday under pressure from large numbers of cattle and hogs and uncertainty over demand, traders said.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. hog futures pull back under pressure from large supplies

12 Jun 2019

CHICAGO, June 11 U.S. hog futures tumbled on Tuesday as traders said a rally the previous day looked overdone in the face of large supplies.

LIVESTOCK-U.S. hog futures advance after Trump calls off Mexico tariffs

11 Jun 2019

CHICAGO, June 10 U.S. hog futures rose on Monday as traders were relieved President Donald Trump had called off plans to impose tariffs on imports of Mexican goods, which means no retaliatory duties by Mexico on American products like pork.

Trump tariffs may steer Mexican cows away from U.S. beef supply

05 Jun 2019

CHICAGO U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to slap tariffs on imports of Mexican goods could slow another, often overlooked migration: the more than 1 million cows exported by Mexico across the border each year which become part of the U.S. beef supply.

U.S. to favour soybeans in trade war aid for farmers - Bloomberg

22 May 2019

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO The Trump administration is considering direct payments to U.S. farmers of $2 per bushel for soybeans as part of an aid package to offset the trade war with China, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, an offer that could encourage more soy planting despite record supplies.

Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on

21 May 2019

DUBUQUE, Iowa Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade war with China.

Rural Iowans ponder Trump alternatives as China trade war drags on

20 May 2019

DUBUQUE, Iowa, May 20 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg asked a crowd of hot and sticky supporters packed into an Iowa brewery this weekend whether the United States has a plan to win the ongoing trade war with China.

U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China

16 May 2019

CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort to minimize devastation if the disease enters the United States, the agency said on Thursday.

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